The GAIN assessment is designed to measure the recency, breadth, and frequency of problems and service utilization related to substance abuse, physical health, risk/protective involvement, mental health, environment, and vocational situation. It is designed to support a number of treatment practices, including:
- initial screenings
- brief interventions
- standardized clinical assessments for diagnosis
- placement & treatment planning
- monitoring of changes in clinical status
- service utilization
- costs to society
- Adults in outpatient, intensive outpatient, drug court program, methadone, short-term residential, TASC-criminal justice residential program, pregnant/post partum women’s program, dual diagnosis, and homelessness subgroups at intake to substance abuse treatment and for quarterly follow up (used up to 24 months later).
- Adolescents in outpatient, intensive out patient, short-term residential, therapeutic community, and residential aftercare programs at intake to substance abuse treatment and for quarterly follow up (used up to 30 months later)
Administering and Scoring:
- A 6- to 8-page computer-generated profile is generated in minutes.
- A 2-page hand-scored profile is generated in minutes.
- Computerized scoring or interpretation is available.
Monday - Friday / 9am to 5pm